Tag: U.S. Supreme Court

Where Is the Line on Retaliation after Supreme Court Rulings?

In 2006, the U.S. Supreme Court issued an opinion expanding the range of employer conduct that employees could use to support a retaliation claim. But as with anything new, questions immediately arose. Is a dirty look now considered retaliatory? An off-putting e-mail? What about a humiliating public censure? This uncertainty left employers understandably concerned. But […]

How the Newest Supreme Court Justice – Samuel Alito – Thinks

In one of Justice Samuel Alito’s last opinions for the Third U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals  in Philadelphia before joining the U.S. Supreme Court, he provided us with a view of his reasoning process with respect to employment discrimination claims. He authored an opinion in a case involving retaliation and hostile work environment claims. The […]